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I am using ubuntu
i am usins hp pavilon desktop i dont know the exact hardware config
the error message was like"unexpected error occured"
Ok...what VERSION of Ubuntu?? You say 10.10...but there IS NO version 10.10 of Ubuntu. You are still not providing details about your hardware, or even the exact error message. Without asking a clear question with details, there's not much we can help you with.
I hope I am not sounding rude but since I have often seen you posting the above statements, I wanted to give you another gentle suggestion:
What I have realized from the *newbie* posts is that most OP's do not know the configuration of their systems and neither do they know how to find it out !!
IMHO simply scolding may frighten them and thus may refrain them from posting any further. Wouldn't it be better if you could simply provide OP, the *commands* to find the hardware info rather than scolding him for the missing info !
If you find this post of mine offending, please feel free to ignore it.
Not offended at all, Anisha. You make a good point, but details need to be provided if someone wants help. The OP didn't in their first or second posts, but still wants help.
Don't mean these to sound like I'm scolding, but really...at some point, common sense needs to come into play when asking a question. Not giving an error, OS, or hardware details, and when asked, STILL not giving them, is just wasting space on the forum. At some point, these questions need to be answered, if the OP wants help.
You might want to check the specs on your burner. Some don't support dual layer. Some only support + or only - type discs. And some probably never worked in the first place. Some brands of blank media just flat out suck. And the media in general is sensitive to UV exposure. Store your blanks in a dark place.
I've had good luck with TDK and Verbatim brands. Memorex, Sony, and some others, not so much. I've had a memorex CDR that was so not coated with enough aluminum (or whatever is used) that it was almost transparent. And while my burn didn't outright fail, there was no content on disc to play. As I ponder what happens if the media is transparent and the burning laser passes through the disc?
Also check the driver support for your model. And DVD burners in general have a lifespan. Dust settles on the laser and other things that make them less than reliable.
I know this is getting old as a thread, but it has a similar issue to mine. I try to burn an iso in k3b but only seconds after it starts it ends stating an error - most likely bad media. I've tried a couple discs and get the same thing. To be honest this is the first time I've tried burning duel layered discs.
I'm running Ubuntu 10.04 64-bit on a n Pavilion zv6000 series laptop. Equipped with a 2GHz Athalon 64-bit and 2GB ram.
The iso images pass the m5d test and are also on the local hard drive.
If there is anything else you need that could help please let me know. I'd like to get these image burned soon. It's over 30GB of space I'd like to free up as soon as possible.